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Spiritual Journey - Discovering Islam
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Welcome to Istanbul Dear Walkers!
Islam is the major practiced religion in Turkiye and in order to discover its characteristics we design this tour for walkers who come from non-islamic background.
As a route of the tour we have 2 Unesco World Heritage Destinations of Old City, Suleymaniye Mosque and Pantakrator Monastary and tour route finishes at more local, residential areas of practising muslims.
We will take off from the daily relations of muslims with the mosque into the social practices in order to understand Islam as it is explained inner and external peace.
In this tour program we would like to cover
> Daily and weekly practises of muslims in the mosque context
> Daily, yearly and lifely prayers in Islam
> Social life in the local practising muslim areas
> Halal food and Islamic Finance Practises
> Sufism, mystical understanding of Islam
Visiting the following places all in a row:
- Suleymaniye Mosque
- Suleymaniye Historical Ottoman Mansions
- The Aqueduct of Valens
- Zeyrek Mosque (Formerly a church)
- Zeyrek Cistern Panoramic Old City View Terrace
- Tokadi Sufi Cemetary
- Old City Local Butcher Bazaar
- Fatih Mosque and the Complex
- Atpazarı as a local muslim youth cafes
- Malta Bazaar
- Islamic Instıtutions, Charity Organisations (from outside)
*Please note that at the end of the tour, you are expected to tip the guide minimum 10 Euros or 350 liras per person
**Please dress modestly as we have mosque visits during this tour. (We recommend bringing along scarves and shawls to be able to cover certain parts of the body)
Themes of the tour #islamiculture #islamiccivilation #halalfood
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What will we visit on this tour?
Meeting point:Süleymaniye, Süleymaniye Cd. No:21, 3...Süleymaniye, Süleymaniye Cd. No:21, 34116 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey
I will be waiting you in front of the Coffee Gutta
1Outside visitSuleymaniye Mosque
2Outside visitPantakrator Monastary(Currently Mosque)
3Outside visitAt Pazarı Street for Local Muslim Youth
4Outside visitTomb of Mehmed the 2nd, Conqueror of Constantinople
How much does this tour cost?
Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).